Episode 169 – Top 10 Themes in Board Games

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On this week’s episode, Anthony and Chris are delving into the top 10 themes in board games – where do your favorites rank, and which didn’t make the list at all (you know there are a couple).

For our question of the week, we asked the listeners what their most anticipated game of the summer was – hear some of the big games coming out shortly, as well as a couple of our most anticipated.

For our acquisition disorders, Anthony discusses the newest from Rio Grande releasing at Origins, Epoch: Early Inventors, and Chris discusses Martin Wallace’s Lincoln from ACW on Kickstarter now.

At the table this week, Anthony had a chance to play and review Iki, and Chris gets out a classic in Walnut Grove.

Finally we delve into the top 10 themes in board games with examples of some of our favorites for each.

  • Question of the Week: 5:45
  • Acquisition Disorders: 8:26
  • Iki Review: 13:37​
  • Walnut Grove Review: 20:36
  • Top 10 Themes in Board Games: 25:43

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  • Anthony lives and plays games in Philadelphia, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two-player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.

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